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Spinal cord ventral horn motor neuron gamma

Name: Spinal cord ventral horn motor neuron gamma
Description: Motor neurons which activate the contractile regions of intrafusal muscle fibers, thus adjusting the sensitivity of the muscle spindles to stretch. Gamma motor neurons may be "static" or "dynamic" according to which aspect of responsiveness (or which fiber types) they regulate. The alpha and gamma motor neurons are often activated together (alpha gamma coactivation) which allows the spindles to contribute to the control of movement trajectories despite changes in muscle length (MSH).
Synonym(s): fusimotor neuron, Gamma motor neuron
Has role: Motor role of nerve cell
Super-category: Neuron
*Id: sao1438006234
Organism: Vertebrata
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Soma Specific Properties

Soma Location: Spinal cord ventral horn

Axon Specific Properties

Intrinsic Properties

Neurotransmitter released: Acetylcholine


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Facts about Spinal cord ventral horn motor neuron gammaRDF feed
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionMotor neurons which activate the contracti Motor neurons which activate the contractile regions of intrafusal muscle fibers, thus adjusting the sensitivity of the muscle spindles to stretch. Gamma motor neurons may be "static" or "dynamic" according to which aspect of responsiveness (or which fiber types) they regulate. The alpha and gamma motor neurons are often activated together (alpha gamma coactivation) which allows the spindles to contribute to the control of movement trajectories despite changes in muscle length (MSH). es despite changes in muscle length (MSH).
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
Has roleMotor role of nerve cell  +
Idsao1438006234  +
LabelSpinal cord ventral horn motor neuron gamma  +
Located inSpinal cord ventral horn  +
ModifiedDate9 March 2012  +
NeurotransmitterAcetylcholine  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
SpeciesVertebrata  +
SuperCategoryNeuron  +
Synonymfusimotor neuron  +, and Gamma motor neuron  +